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PM-Kisan: Govt Increases Amount to Rs 8000; Are You Eligible? Check it Now!

The government has raised the PM-Kisan amount to Rs 8000, increasing support for farmers. Find out which state has increased benefits for farmers.

Shivam Dwivedi
PM-Kisan: Govt Increases Amount to Rs 8000; Are You Eligible? Check it Now! (Photo Source: Pexels)
PM-Kisan: Govt Increases Amount to Rs 8000; Are You Eligible? Check it Now! (Photo Source: Pexels)

You may have heard about the recent increase in PM-Kisan assistance. Let me inform you about the state government responsible for this hike. The Rajasthan government has announced an increase in the yearly payout under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) Scheme, in an important step intended to strengthen assistance for farmers. This announcement comes as part of the state's Budget presentation, which also included other measures targeting agricultural development and welfare.

The Rajasthan government announced an additional annual payout of Rs 2,000 for farmers as part of the PM-KISAN scheme. This brings the total assistance provided to farmers to Rs 8,000 per annum, offering crucial financial support to the agrarian community.

Eligibility Criteria of PM Kisan Yojana:

  • The PM-Kisan Scheme is only available to small and marginal farmers.

  • Farmers with cultivable land up to two hectares are classified as small and marginal farmers.

  • The scheme will not be available to any farmer who acquired land after February 1, 2019.

  • Farmers need to have a bank account to send money immediately.

  • The program is also available to tribal farmers who possess rights to agricultural property in forested areas.

PM Kisan 16th Installment Update

As beneficiaries of the PM-KISAN scheme eagerly await the 16th installment, the recent announcement of the Rajasthan government's augmentation of assistance adds anticipation to the upcoming disbursement. 

The government's proactive measures, including the augmentation of PM-KISAN assistance and various developmental initiatives, signal a concerted effort towards bolstering agricultural prosperity and overall socio-economic welfare in Rajasthan.

The 15th installment was disbursed on November 15, 2023.  Stay tuned with Krishi Jagran for the latest information on the 16th Installment of PM-Kisan.

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